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Take Back The Night sheds light on sexual violence

Survivors and supporters gathered together in the University of West Florida’s auditorium for Take Back the Night on April 2. Take Back the Night is an event organized by UWF Wellness Services to educate students and bring awareness about sexual violence. This year marked the 15th year that UWF hosted the event. Several organizations such […]

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Parking garage nowhere in sight for UWF students

With the University of West Florida slated to miss out on a portion of $40 million in performance-based funding during the upcoming 2014-2015 academic year, administrators are still uncertain of the impact students may face when it comes to tuition fees. One thing guaranteed to increase in cost, however, is the price of parking on […]

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Last Call for CAB: Students turn out for last open mic

University of West Florida students displayed various talents and skills at an open mic night on Thursday. The Campus Activity Board hosted its open mic finale in The Galley at the University Commons, where the winners of previous open mic events were invited to return in an attempt to win a cash prize. With a […]

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Students celebrate Lunar New Year at UWF Commons

On Friday evening at the University of West Florida Commons Auditorium, food, entertainment and music were supplied in abundance as people celebrated the beginning of the Chinese New Year. The event was hosted by the Delta Phi Lambda Sorority, the Chinese Student Association and the Cultural Ambassadors Program. With a line that circled around the […]

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U.S. Green Building Council seeks to create a green campus

By Alisa Festagallo University of West Florida students have started a chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council in hopes of creating a more environmentally friendly campus for students, faculty and staff. Nye Grant, visiting assistant professor of the department of Applied Science, Technology and Administration is the sponsor of USGBC and brought the idea […]

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Cosplayers and fanboys descend on Fandom Con

By Antonio Jones Fans of anime, science fiction, video games and more are going to release their inner geek at the University of West Florida for FANdom Con 2013. The multigenre convention will be held in the UWF Commons.  Attendees can dress in costume, battle in card games and meet artist at the event held […]

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AASA holds Fifth Annual Poerty Slam

By: Alisa Festagallo The room turned pitch black. A spotlight shined down on the first performer. The crowd anxiously waited to hear poems. The African American Students Association put on its fifth annual poetry slam on Oct. 2. University of West Florida students and people from the community packed the Commons Auditorium to hear poets […]

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Argos! Set sail with Homecoming!

Tuesday, Oct. 8 Search for the Golden Fleece UWF Campus All day event A Golden Fleece will be hidden on campus. Participants will be left clues via Facebook and Twitter. Prizes include the fleece, spirit competition points, and a backstage pass to the homecoming kickoff with our special performer, T-Pain. Free shirts and other special […]

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Outdoor Adventures heading to Bankhead National Forest

By Scott Pauley If you are feeling worn-out from your daily schedule, Facebook, Twitter and all things that can drag a student down into the doldrums of the technological age, then maybe you need a weekend in the beautiful woods. The University of West Florida’s Outdoor Adventures team is offering a three day minimalist backpacking […]

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Rhymes drop at Rap Battle

By Alisa Festagallo Neon and black lights lit up the center stage as students packed in, jamming out to the latest rap music. Judges sat on couches ready to hear rappers spit their rhymes, while contestants were in their separate corners getting ready for battle. The Campus Activity Board hosted a Rap Battle in the […]

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